Senior Laser Engineer
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 19, 2018
Job Title Senior Laser Engineer 22-Aug-2018 Division Chassis and Safety Job Description The Optics group for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is looking to strengthen our team with a highly motivated and technically skilled laser engineer. This senior engineer will be responsible for supporting the laser development for 3D flash Lidar systems. This includes activities such as solid--state laser design and characterization, system integration and failure analysis, and exploration of next generation technologies. The position requires extensive hands--on experience with: designing, testing, and manufacturing transition of diode pumped solid--state lasers and associated optical components. Experience working with Nd:YAG, Er:glass, or other similar diode--pumped, solid--state lasers, is essential. Product development with solid--state lasers is highly desirable. Core Responsibilities: Design, characterization, and optimization of solid--state lasers Responsible for project level customer interaction Negotiate design requirements with internal and external stake holders Maintain project schedules Supplier and vendor management Packaging, system integration, and product development of solid--state lasers Trouble shoot laser and optics for 3D flash LIDAR systems Support transition to manufacturing and defining production test qualification plans Generate documentation and reporting of laser performance Support laser safety program Lead advanced engineering projects Auto req ID 88810BR Job Requirements Basic Qualifications: Masters or PhD degree in Physics, Optics, Electrical or Electro--optical Engineering Minimum 7 years of relevant laser experience Experience with solid-state lasers Good communication, documentation, team and presentation skills Willingness to work in a distributed global team environment Willing to travel ( Background: The Laser and Optics group for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is responsible for the development of laser and optical systems used in Continental's HFL sensor. This encompasses design and test of receiver optics as well as the full laser transmitter module. The Laser and Optics group is involved in all levels of optics related activities ranging from early stages of advanced engineering and research, demonstration of new technologies and concepts, and manufacturing transition to series production. At our Santa Barbara facility, we are looking for engaging, self-motivated engineers to join the team working on long and short range LIDAR sensors systems for autonomous driving. Country United States Job Type Professional EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruitingcontinental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. About Continental With sales of ---40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately ---9.0 billion in 2016. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application. Posting Location Santa Barbara, CA
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